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- Nebraska (the movie not the state)
- Lessons from Oakland's waterfront district
- Biweekly Seattle trash pick ups: A stinker?
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A Christian pastor pushes for a boycott of Northwest corporate giants that support gay rights. What we need, he says, are "God-fearing companies" to replace them.READ MORE 16 COMMENTS
Comcast and Facebook make some moves into making even more movies available for their customers; also, Sony introduces a new hand-held gaming console.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
During the economic downturn, the city and region have been setting the stage for the next boom.READ MORE 8 COMMENTS
It's easy for us to be swept up in the emotions around bringing back a sport that was stolen away. But consider the almost-ignored Amazon deal to get a handle on what really matters to our future and our economy.READ MORE 32 COMMENTS
We explore rumors of more iPads and Kindles, and -- even as we get comfortable with the idea of "phablets" -- say goodbye to an old friend called Kodak cameras.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Amazon makes an ambitious move into publishing, print as well as digital. It's snagging both obscure and bestselling authors. This means more alternatives for readers and scribblers -- for now, anyway.READ MORE 5 COMMENTS
Seattle's Central Business District(CBD) is increasingly spelled SLU. Here's an account of the remarkable, somewhat accidental rise of a hot commercial and residential zone called South Lake Union.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
It's okay to be grateful around this time of year, so here are some suggested causes for lifting your wassail bowl.READ MORE 12 COMMENTS
Despite some horrendous stumbles, tablets are already being used by 30 percent of all Americans. This writer's choice of personal tablet may surprise you.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
A new app makes it possible for you to buy ebooks from your local independent book sellers. The owner of the Seattle Mystery Bookshop offers his thoughts.READ MORE 6 COMMENTS
As Massachusetts governor, Romney shocked his supporters by ardently embracing smart growth policies. He doesn't talk that way now, but who knows who's the real Mitt?READ MORE 15 COMMENTS
The company sets new sales record during cyber weekend. Meanwhile, where's Microsoft's tablet, and is it too late? Also, a great new Google Maps feature, and cable flunks a consistency test.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Mayor McGinn and the UW promote more broadband coverage; Microsoft holds its annual stockholders confab; and thePlatform explains what the heck it does.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
Amazon, Samsung, and, presumably, Barnes and Noble go mano a mano this month with tablet releases.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.
Maureen Dowd: A few reasons to be robophobic about Bezos' drones
But it could be entertaining to watch his Washington Post cover the push for quick federal approval of drone deliveries.
Amazon gives a cut to local bookstores
Amazon announced the launch of "Amazon Source," a new program that will allow indpendent bookstores to sell their Kindle e-readers. For two years, participating bookstores will also get a cut of profits from the e-books customers buy from the Kindle Store to read on their device.
Bezos' wife blasts biography in one-star review
Shortly after the release of a biography that casts unflattering light on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Bezos' wife, MacKenzie, posted a scathing review of the book on Amazon.com claiming that the book is full of inaccuracies. The book's author, Brad Stone, defended his account, saying he talked to more than 300 people while writing the book.
Amazon's giant biodome approved
Amazon won approval from Seattle’s Design Review Board for a three-part biodome on its planned campus north of downtown Seattle. The plan still needs to be approved by the city's planning department, but renderings show impressive glass structures and lovely landscaping inside and out. There's even a dog park in the works.
- How a 13-cent wage hike hurts Washington
- Robert Reich's 'Inequality' movie: As influential as Al Gore's blockbuster?
- How Seattle can shine internationally
- A council misguided: The futility of property tax-financed city elections
- Tale of Two Cities: Coal, a train wreck for Burlington?
- To SIFF and beyond! Kickstarter's changing the local film game
- A part of NW fishing science could be lost
- Washington still hooked on fishing
- What can the Philippines teach us about our fisheries?
- Port of Seattle: Challenges coming by sea, by air
- Ed Murray lands endorsement of Seattle's neighborhood superhero
- SoDo arena: Mayoral candidates overlook the exit ramps
- Growth: Do we even know what we want to achieve?
- Redmond's prestigious new K-12 school will replace textbooks with Xboxes
- Density is the new driver of Seattle's innovation
- Digital Prospector: Ballmer farewell. Galifianakis talk show. Jay Z's Made in America.
- Alan Mulally: Exactly what Microsoft needs
- The Daily Troll: SeaTac voters to decide $15 minimum wage. Detour for lederhosen seekers. Sad times for little brothers, sisters in Whatcom.
- A Sonic by any other name
- The Daily Troll: Boeing grilled in D.C, day one. July 4 fireworks saved. New port commissioner picked.
- Dow sets all-time record: Cautious optimism ensues
- Seattle Interactive Conference: Dispatches from a digital world
- The psychology behind the LivingSocial-Starbucks deal
- A new world brand: the Seattle diet
- The Daily Troll: Microsoft wants NSA rules. Bertha stuck. $15 wage recount results.
- Amazon Drones: Anything but serious
- The Daily Troll: Sarkisian leaves UWhatsitsname for USC. Good omen for Sawant's future. Amazon drones on.
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- Why downtown would be safer as a surveillance state
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